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# mortgage to rent

Last year
2022
# Housing
Revised mortgage-to-rent scheme to help more people in arrears to stay in their homes
Homeowners will have an option to purchase their home back at the price the State paid for it.
All time
# Housing
'It's a huge success': First sale of mortgage-to-rent home back to original owner
The scheme allows people who are in mortgage arrears to remain in their homes and pay rent to an approved housing body.
# mortgage to rent
'I can sleep at night now': iCare buys 19 homes to save families from eviction
The housing body has also made 571 further deals to buy distressed mortgages and many of these will move forward this year.
# Arrears
Ulster Bank sold mortgages to vulture fund despite offer to buy loans for mortgage to rent
The vulture fund that bought the loans has confirmed it is not currently putting forward cases for this scheme.
# mortgage to rent scheme
'Completely misjudged' or necessary investment? Private companies offer mortgage-to-rent scheme
This would be done under the government’s mortgage-to-rent scheme, with the owners becoming council tenants.
# New Laws
High Court Master writes new legislation to help keep people in their homes
The bill would give greater powers to the government’s Abhaile scheme and provide stronger protections for people who are in debt.
# mortgage to rent
Government scheme to help keep people in their homes has only completed 282 cases since 2012
Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath described the numbers as “pitifully low”.
# Abhaile
High Court Master says government's legal advice scheme is 'a scam'
Edmund Honohan criticised the government for failing to deliver systems it had promised to help keep people in their homes.
# mortgage to rent
'We are crying out for help': A father's letter to the Taoiseach as he battles to keep family home
Karl O’Doherty had been advised by the Master of the High Court to write to Leo Varadkar.
# mortgage to rent
A new scheme will allow mortgage holders in long-term arrears to stay in their homes
Under the scheme, a mortgage holder will surrender their property and rent it back.
# will i lose my home?
Financial madness or 'a shot in the arm'? Changes to mortgage-to-rent scheme
18,380 social housing supports were provided to people in 2016, according to a progress report on the government’s housing plan.
David Hall: What New Beginning is doing has been an abysmal failure before
The mortgage debt advocate has slammed the planned mortgage-to-rent scheme.
# Arrears
'The entire system is rubbish': Just 40 houses bought through mortgage-to-rent scheme
David Hall, Director of the Irish Mortgage Holders’ Organisation, said it is “sickening” that it’s cheaper for banks to repossess a house than it is to participate in the scheme.
# Arrears
€20m fund to assist distressed local authority mortgage holders
The new fund will move people onto the mortgage to rent scheme for those who have unsustainable mortgages.
Voices
Mortgage to rent: How it works, and why it’s the best solution
Is the new scheme to help distressed homeowners unfair? Does it benefit the big banks? Simon Brooke of Clúid answers the tough questions.
# Mortgage Debt
First mortgage-to-rent scheme for homeowners piloted
Mortgage holders will give up their properties and become tenants under the programme designed to help people in debt.
# Mortgages
AIB to sign up to government's 'mortgage to rent' scheme
State-controlled AIB will participate in the Keane Report’s suggestion allowing struggling mortgage holders to rent their homes.